German climate justice movement leaders speak

Two leaders from the German organization Ende Gelände, a group dedicated to protecting the environment from climate change through mass demonstrations of civil disobedience, spoke at Brandeis last Thursday. Movement leaders Daniel Hofinger and Dorothee Haeussermann spoke to a room of 28 attendees at Brandeis as part of their U.S. tour. “Ende Gelände” is German […]

Pluriversity offers alternative to traditional education

Daniel Bryan says his lectures about the Pachaysana Institute are not supposed to feel like normal lectures. They’re meant to be odd, goofy, and unfamiliar—a tone he replicated when he spoke at the Shapiro Campus Center on Monday in a talk titled “From University to Pluriversity: The Fair-Trade/Decolonial Education Model.” The Pachaysana Institute is based […]

Brandeis commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day with presentation

Holocaust Remembrance Day, an international holiday that commemorates the atrocities committed by the Nazis during World War II, was commemorated Monday when a variety of artists and academics spoke about the forms that Holocaust remembrance might take in our current political climate. Nine women presented “Holocaust Memory in a Time of Nationalism” at the Brandeis […]